LSSU594 Issues in Commercial and Financial Services LawUpdated: 17 September 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in GradCertAcc or GradCertCom or GradDipAcc or GradDipCom or GradDipFinPla or MCom or MPA|
|Restrictions||GSB410 or GSB748 or GSB749 or LS379 or LSSU450 or LSSU451 or LSSU591 or MBA748 or MBA749|
This unit has been amended from Trimester 2 2019 to comply with FASEA curriculum requirements.
This unit can be undertaken in the Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning or on a Non-Award basis as a stand-alone bridging subject to meet FASEA's Education Standard for existing Financial Advisors with approved or relevant degrees. Please see the Non-Award course entry in the Course and Unit Catalogue to apply now.
- Issues in Commercial and Financial Services Law
This unit is available to non-law students only. It provides students with foundational information on the Australian legal system and legal principles of relevance to commercial relationships. Specifically focusing on financial planning and advising under Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). The topics covered include: the Australian legal system; an overview of the law of torts and property law; an overview of contract law; an overview of consumer law; business structures and the law of agency; structure of companies; corporate governance; corporate liability; corporate finance; and financial services law. Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth); the information content of a financial services guide and the requirements for issuing a statement of advice; an overview of the requirements of anti-money laundering regulations and the implications of privacy laws for issuing financial planning advice.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: